Amended factory law in Taiwan expected to boost investment by up to NT$2 trillion

Taipei, July 16 (CNA) The newly amended Factory Management Act is expected to create up to NT$2 trillion (US$64.52 billion) in investment over the next 10 years, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA...

Taiwan’s top digital content trade show concludes in Taipei

Digital Taipei wrapped up July 14 at Taipei Expo Park, with around 200 buyers from 20 countries and territories including Germany, India, Japan, the Philippines and the U.S. attending Taiwan’s t...

Amusement park reminder of hurricane may soon come down

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Zydeco Scream roller coaster stands motionless, and so does the Big Easy Ferris Wheel. Scampering rabbits, slithering snakes and lurking alligators are the only visitors to the ...

Taiwan Sugar Corporation chairman replacement seen as political move

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Political veteran Chen Chao-yi (陳昭義) was sworn in as the new chairman of the state-owned Taiwan Sugar Corporation (TSC), in a reshuffle that some say is politically motiva...

Golden Pin Salon events set for Taipei, Kuala Lumpur, Macao

The Golden Pin Design Award's salon series gets underway this month in Taipei City, Kuala Lumpur and Macao as part of government efforts promoting cooperation and exchanges between top Taiwan and ...

AmCham White Paper: Time for Taiwan to focus on a trade agreement with the U.S.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In the 2019 edition of its annual White Paper titled “A Time for Action,” the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Taipei called Wednesday (May 29) on the ...

Taiwan to send EU delegation for talks about digital economy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of the National Development Council (NDC) Chen Mei-ling (陳美伶) will lead a cross-ministry delegation to Europe in early June to discuss the digital economy with Eu...

Taiwan's Han Kuang drills to feature F-16Vs, Perry-class frigates

A wide range of military equipment, weapons and vehicles, including F-16V fighter jets from the United States, Taiwan's indigenous Clouded Leopard armored vehicles and two U.S.-made Perry-class gu...

Texas power grid manager expects to avoid summer blackouts

DALLAS (AP) — Electricity demand in Texas is expected to hit record levels this summer, and with a thin margin of reserve power, the operator of the state's grid says it may have to ask businesses and...

Report: Proposed LNG plants could affect ocelot preservation

HOUSTON (AP) — A plan to build three liquefied natural gas export terminals in South Texas could devastate long-term, costly efforts to boost the population of endangered ocelots in the state, accordi...

Indian state of Gujarat welcomes Taiwan investment, manufacturing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Indian state of Gujarat has extended an open invitation to Taiwanese companies to come invest and trade in the region, even offering real estate for a dedicated manufa...

Taiwan's F-16 fighter jet upgrade program delayed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The local upgrade program for Taiwan’s F-16 fighter jet fleet is going slower than expected, according to industry insiders. A representative from the Aerospace I...

Taiwan Premier, Culture Minister inaugurate new cultural corridor in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2019 Taiwan Creative Expo officially opened in Taipei on Wednesday morning (April 24), coinciding with the inauguration of a new cultural corridor, which stretches alo...

Taipei Mayor attends dedication ceremony of new startup lab in Neihu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taipei City Government in cooperation with the Hongwell Group (宏匯集團) held a dedication ceremony for of a new innovation lab and incubator for start-up companies in the Neih...

Taiwan’s agricultural institute signs MoU with Thailand to cooperate in startups

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Agricultural Technology Research Institute (ATRI) and Thailand’s Kasetsart University signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) last week to help adv...